LEAven Blog

Esther Edwards

Mastering the Art of Classroom Group Work: Fostering Critical 21st-Century Skills

After sharing that I needed to reteach a small group of students, my teammate said, “I was thinking ...
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Parent-Teacher Conferences

Despite knowing the benefits of Parent-Teacher Conferences, I used to get nervous about them. I’d ask myself all ...
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New Year, New Routines

This summer I got married, changed my name, my husband started a new job, we moved into a ...
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Go Outside

Spring is here! It’s a great time to take the students outside and learn in God’s creation. Whether ...
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Communication is Key

Communication between teachers and parents* is key to improving student success. When open dialogue is established, it’s easier ...
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But First, We Pray

“Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.” Proverbs 27:17 We all have busy days filled with emails, ...
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The Reward of Routines

In this new season, at the beginning of the school year, we emphasize rules and routines. We go ...
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“I Want to Tell the Story”

One of the first things I was told not to do as a student teacher was to bring ...
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National Lutheran Schools Week

Happy National Lutheran Schools Week! Across the globe, Lutheran schools are celebrating being a part of the largest ...
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Loading Coding Activities

Whether you love or loathe computers, here are some practical ideas for how to teach coding to a ...
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